Plan Ocho Blog Posts

Section 8 HQS Checklist Video Part V - Stairways and Other Items [del.icio.us]

Landlords can use this checklist to prepare their rental units for Housing Quality Standards HQS inspection if they accept Housing Choice Vouchers or Section 8 from their local public housing authority.

Landlords List your Properties with Section 8

Landlords list your properties! #HUD #PHA #LIHA #SEC8 #Sec8Alert Written by...

“Section 8 Wait List is Full” is a Lie!

Section 8 Wait List Never Full! We receive many requests from people asking: “How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?” “I can’t get one because the Section 8 Wait List is Full.” I guess since we write about it all the time, th...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on Mar 12, 2014

Property Management for Section 8 Properties

Property Management Firms – Making the Landlord’s Life Easier Real Estate Investment can happen for many reasons. You could invest in real estate because you need a place to live for you and your family. You could use real estate as a means for s...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on Jan 14, 2014

Wait List Opening for Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale #HACFL

Section 8 #HACFL Opens their Wait List. The #HACFL is opening their Section 8 or Plan Ocho waiting list as it plans to have a lottery to add 1,000 names to its backlog for the rental-assistance vouchers, which are paid for by HUD.The application form...

Distressed Families Can Find Help

Distressed Families Looking for Help! Part of our business is to help landlords and distressed families come together to give a stable environment for the landlords, the community and distressed families. Since Section 8 or Plan 8 is part of our busi...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on Jul 24, 2013

Section 8 Slide Show. Landlords Pay Attention!

Section 8 slide show or Plan 8 is an educational slide show that teaches real estate investors about implementing a low-income housing program. We created this Section 8 slide show a long time ago and keep updating it every year. Take a look at the s...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on Feb 15, 2013

Landlord’s Section 8 Responsilbilities for HUD’s HAP Contract

Landlords, after you complete the process of becoming a Section 8 partner, you must learn HUD's Housing Assistance Payments HAP Contract mandates for landlords and tenants. This posting will discuss the landlord’s responsibilities only. The...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on May 18, 2012

Landlord, use the Section 8 or Plan 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program!

A landlord can use their local housing authority, which administers low income housing programs like Sec 8 or Plan Ocho, as a source for tenants. This is one of many channels available to landlords for placing a paying tenant into their single family...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on May 1, 2012

Boulder Housing Partners BHP Opens Section 8 Wait List!

Boulder Housing Partners BHP opened their Section 8 or Plan Ocho Housing Vouchers wait list on Monday April 9th and will remain open until April 27th, 2012. Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMBoulder Housing Partners BHP expect to get 1,000 applications before t...

HUD’s Section 8 Public Housing Authorities for South Florida.

Real Estate Investors need to act quickly to get their properties cash flowing. The longer your asset remains unoccupied the more money you are spending. Property owners must repair and rent the asset as soon as possible. It is OK to sell the propert...
by Section 8 Miami Florida on Apr 9, 2012

Section 8 Wait List Opening in Paterson, New Jersey.

As promised from our previous blog, we are covering Waiting List Opening Nationwide.We just found out that Paterson Housing Authority in New Jersey is taking New Section 8 Applications until April 6th. Sorry for the late notice but there is still t...

Section 8 Waiting List Openings in other Regions. Uh?

Should we cover Section 8 waiting list openings Nationwide? We have been wrestling with this question for a while now! REIC is pretty connected to Section 8 Wait List openings in the Southeastern region, since a majority of our clients / readers are...

Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA) Opens TheirSection 8 or Plan 8 Waiting List.

DBHA will accept 500 Preliminary "Waiting List" Applications Only The Deerfield Beach Housing Authority (DBHA) will accept 500 preliminary applications for the Section 8 or Plan 8 Program Waiting List on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.Applicatio...

Did You Know a Section 8 or Plan Ocho Voucher is Portable?

While interviewing April Johnson from Miami-Dade Public Housing Agency MDPHA I heard the term "Portability" being used in our conversation. I was familiar with transferring vouchers but I never heard the term portability being used. I decided to ask...

Did You Know a Section 8 or Plan Ocho Voucher is Portable?

While interviewing April Johnson from Miami-Dade Public Housing Agency MDPHA I heard the term "Portability" being used in our conversation. I was familiar with transferring vouchers but I never heard the term portability being used. I decided to ask...

Section Eight Portability - What does this mean? [del.icio.us]

Section 8 or Plan Ocho allows you to live anywhere you like as long as you follow HUD's Guidelines.

Top 20 Most Common Reasons Why Units FailSection 8 Inspections. [del.icio.us]

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Landlords, use HUD's Housing Quality Standards Checklist for your Section 8 property inspections.

HUD's Section 8 department has a program called the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This is the most popular of all the available programs Section Eight or Plan Ocho provides.There are three parties involved when a voucher transaction occurs:&n...

Miami Dade Housing Choice Voucher Program Building

HUD's fourth largest Section Eight or Plan Ocho program in the nation is managed by Miami-Dade Public Housing Agency MDPHA. It is a management nightmare! I remember the old Coral Way offices and waiting hours to see a Landlord case worker. The c...
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